In Horacio Gutierrez's mind he isn't succeeding at anything - other than being a fun-loving kid.
After four hours of passionate public comment, with hundreds of students, faculty and community leaders pleading for programs to be saved, the Yosemite Community College District Board of Trustees on Wednesday unanimously voted to send pink slips to 55 employees and eliminate entire programs from Modesto Junior College.
The Turlock Unified School District and the City of Turlock Municipal Services Department teamed up for the fourth annual "Go Green Week" program, which is the city's primary environmental education program. Go Green Week started Monday and will continue through Friday.
About 70 Modesto Junior College students walked out of class and marched from campus to Modesto's Tenth Street Plaza to protest planned budget cuts on Tuesday.
Recording artist and up and coming star Britney Christian proved that milk rocks during a concert at Turlock Junior High on Tuesday. Christian stopped in Turlock as part of the Foster Farms/ Milk Rocks Central Valley tour, taking place this week at schools from Livermore to Stockton. The Milk Rocks campaign is a multifaceted school campaign promoting the benefits of milk as a healthy alternative to other beverages. ...
Several hundred anxious parents gathered in the Walnut Elementary Education Center gym Tuesday night, waiting for their child's name to be called on…"the list."
Fifth grade students from Julien Elementary School in Turlock got a taste of history with maple syrup, a common source of sugar and water during colonial America. Students in fifth grade learn about early U.S. history and pioneers. Julien parent Christina Hemming volunteered to give students a taste of what early Americans did for sugar. She explained that pioneers in New England would tap trees for sap.
Good parents always tell their kids not to smoke and while most of the time it works, their advice can sometimes go in one ear and out the other.
In the first year of California State University, Stanislaus' new, self-supported winter session, 235 fewer classes were available to students, at approximately four-times the price of the state-funded winter term of 2010, but the university says the session offered other benefits to students.
The effort to shed $8 million from Modesto Junior College's budget would eliminate 55 employees and entire programs from the college – including mass communications, culinary arts, dental assisting, architecture, engineering, communication graphics, industrial technology, French, German and Italian – according to a report released by MJC President Gaither Loewenstein on Monday.
District-wide salary and benefits could be on the chopping block when the Turlock Unified School District Board of Trustees produces its final budget in June.
Many college students find it difficult to wake up and get to class in the morning, but for the past week members of California State University, Stanislaus' fraternity Nu Alpha Kappa have welcomed the opportunity to get out of the cold.
Modesto Junior College administrators informed faculty members on Thursday that jobs may be cut – and that the communications department could be eliminated entirely – as the college attempts to shed $8 million from its budget in response to declining state contributions.
February Character Counts Profile: Respect
In recent months, the Turlock Unified School District introduced the Character Counts program on campuses and in the community. The program is being introduced in an effort to improve student and adult interaction, decrease behavior problems and teach a set of universal values so educational focus throughout TUSD can improve.
The effects of state budget cuts trickled down to California State University, Stanislaus on Monday, as the university announced it will lay off eight permanent employees and reduce the hours of four others, shifting them to a 10-month working year.
Following in the footsteps of the California State University system, the University of California Board of Regents on Thursday approved a tuition increase in response to massive state budget cuts.
Tuition at California State University campuses will rise once again, increasing $294 per semester for full-time undergraduates.
The Association of Distinguished Americans announced that it has awarded a $4,000 scholarship to Omar Valencia of Pitman High School, a 2011 graduate. Valencia was one of 34 outstanding high school students in California.
Merced College will retain its accreditation, but has been issued a "warning" by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges until it addresses three recommendations issued in March.
Two new Modesto Junior College associates degrees will give students priority consideration at California State University campuses, when applying to similar programs.
In the fall, the largest freshman class ever will walk through the halls of the University of California, Merced.
Crane School's make-over is moving right along, as the previous site of pre-school and Head Start classes becomes a modern technology-centered charter academy. The eCademy is the Turlock Unified School District's first charter school and will offer four academic programs including K-12 homeschooling, 7-12 independent study, 9-12 online distance learning through the e2020 program, and 9-12 credit recovery (through e2020). e2020 is an online program where students will be able ...
The Turlock Unified School District (TUSD) Board of Trustees passed a resolution officially establishing seven trustee districts during a special board meeting Monday night.
The Santa Clara Vanguard Cadets Corps, a world-renowned world champion youth marching and performance band based in Santa Clara, practiced their routine at the Denair High School football stadium on Thursday night before heading to a competition in Clovis on Friday. This is the second year in a row the Vanguard Cadets have used the Denair stadium to practice their routine. Corps Director Robert Nieves said the Denair community and ...
Modesto mother Julie Nomof has observed her children grow from already superior writers to extraordinary writers, something she whole-heartedly attributes to the role of the Great Valley Writing Project's Young Writers Workshop in her children's educational experiences.
For Laura Valladolid, mother to 3-year-old Miranda, the free breakfast and lunch program at Wakefield Elementary helps keep her daughter's belly full and her spirits high.
Ag In Motion, a 53-foot state-of-the-art mobile trailer classroom, is scheduled for its public unveiling today at The National Ag Science Center in Modesto.
The Governor's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports announced Tuesday that Osborn Elementary in Turlock and Denair Middle School in Denair are two of the 12 school finalists in the Gold Country Region and 116 schools state-wide that have been named finalists in the 2011 Governor's Challenge Competition.
Last year, in a remarkable display of cooperation and commitment parents and schools raised more than $200,000 to send about 1,000 Turlock Unified School District sixth graders camp.